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Staying Safe in IT rooms, Part 2

Be aware of IT room characteristics before entering the room.

To guard against IT room dangers, be aware of IT room characteristics before entering the room. We addressed two in our previous issue. Let’s take a look at three more.

Battery backup. It remains a shock hazard even if the service is shut down, so Art. 645 requires at least one battery disconnecting means inside the room and a wall-mounted one immediately outside the room.

Rampant grounding and bonding errors. Unlike other characteristics, this one is u

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